The Patriots Draft Laws

Discussion in 'Patriots Draft Talk' started by Ice_Ice_Brady, Apr 30, 2011.

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  1. Ice_Ice_Brady

    Ice_Ice_Brady In the Starting Line-Up

    The law of inverse proportion states that the ultimate value of a draft pick is always in reverse proportion of the player's original expectations. Examples include Richard Seymour, Chad Jackson, Laurence Maroney, Terrence Wheatley, and Devin McCourty. If you love the flash, expect a bust. If you scratch your head wondering who this guy is, you'll know who is very soon. By the way, which player made you excited, the spectacular Darius Butler, or that weird German guy they picked with him?

    Name your draft law next...
    Last edited: Apr 30, 2011
  2. DarrylS

    DarrylS Supporter Supporter

    You must have played four years
    If you were a team captain we like you more
  3. Patriot_in_NY

    Patriot_in_NY Veteran Starter w/Big Long Term Deal

    Whatever you feel is personally an "area in need" is almost automatically NOT going to be considered an "area of need" by the team. Who ever is on your draft list, will NOT be selected by the Patriots.
  4. sbpatfan

    sbpatfan Banned

    We as fans are usually wrong, but draftniks for some reason like to hold themselves above that and get easily pissed even though they're amateurs like everyone else.
    Last edited: Apr 30, 2011
  5. Dufflebagz

    Dufflebagz 2nd Team Getting Their First Start

    At least (1) Tight End and Cornerback must be selected in each draft.
  6. BradyMossWelker

    BradyMossWelker Rotational Player and Threatening Starter's Job

    You have to get your fans pissed...
  7. patsfan-1982

    patsfan-1982 In the Starting Line-Up

    no pass rushers in the first 70 picks of the Draft lol
  8. Kicking_Game

    Kicking_Game Rookie

    1. Keep Al Davis on speed dial.
    2. Check in with him every round.
    3. Send flowers after draft.
  9. DarrylS

    DarrylS Supporter Supporter

    Trade with the Eagles each and every draft.
  10. NEGoldenAge

    NEGoldenAge Banned

    Stick to your guns. (trust your board)
    Don't panic.
    Last edited: May 1, 2011
  11. Mark Morse

    Mark Morse Supporter Supporter

    #15 Jersey

    Never draft a College Guard, draft Tackles and convert them to Guards
  12. stinkypete

    stinkypete In the Starting Line-Up

    #24 Jersey

    A pick next year is always more valuable than a pick this year.
  13. SunnyDenmark

    SunnyDenmark Third String But Playing on Special Teams

    2nd round players will likely have a 'chip on their shoulder' - and thereby out work any first round collegiate star. IF you are a NEP first rounder - you will be as humble as pie. :p
  14. SirApropos

    SirApropos On the Game Day Roster

    #75 Jersey

    All Offensive Tackles drafted must have started their college careers as Tight Ends so they have good feet.
  15. DW Toys

    DW Toys In the Starting Line-Up

    Draft only payers by the name of "Good Value" and trade that pick into next year.

    Why is it the other Teams that have good Drafts like the Saints this year Drafted two guys we could have had who must have been named "Bad Value"? Are all the NFL Teams on the lookout for Bad Value too (sounds French)?

    Those Saints have no idea what they are doing!
    DW Toys
  16. VJCPatriot

    VJCPatriot Pro Bowl Player

    -Expect "knee-jerk reactions' to Patriot picks on draft day.
    -Some mediot will find a way to bash the Patriots draft
    -Some forum poster will always claim they would made better draft picks than BB.
    -The Pats will continue to pick up VALUE in the draft despite all of the above and pick the players THEY WANT.
    Last edited: May 2, 2011
  17. Sciz

    Sciz Supporter Supporter

    Fix it for ya
  18. Synovia

    Synovia In the Starting Line-Up

    The Saints drafted 2 guys this year (in the first 2 rounds), and get to draft one next year.

    We drafted 3 this year, and get to draft 4 next year.

    If you want to argue that 2 first round picks and a second round pick is better than 3 first round picks and 4 second round picks, go ahead.
  19. manxman2601

    manxman2601 Pro Bowl Player

    #24 Jersey

    And both of the players the Saints pickerd were ones we had in for a visit or private workout and yet we still passed on them. Can we not agree DW, that if the Pats bought these players in for a close look and then decided that they weren't worth drafting, that they probably weren't?
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